16th of October, 1999

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of October, 1999, fell on a Saturday.
  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 18 years, 10 months and 4 days have passed since the 16th of October, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1999.
  • Day 289 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of October, 1999 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of October, 1999, will be 18 years of age.
  • American Format: 10-16-1999 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1999-10-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19991016" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 940028400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of October, 1999:

  • United States: Heartbreaker - Mariah Carey & Jay-Z
  • United Kingdom: Blue - Eiffel 65

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Fight Club" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 16th of October, 1999.

  • Late 1990s Fashion

    Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.

  • Y2K

    Throughout much of 1999, the media focused on Y2K and the dawn of a new millennium. There was also a lot of concern about the "Millennium Bug".

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Buffy star Sarah Michelle Gellar is listed as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 1999.

  • Time Person of the Year 1999

    Amazon CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1999.

  • Nokia 3210

    In March of 1999, the Nokia 3210 was released. Over the course of 1999 and 2000, the Nokia 3210 went on to become one of the most popular cell phones in history.

  • Pokemon Mania

    During this period, Pokemon was one of the most popular franchises in the world. We're talking trading cards, toys and handheld games! In its first year, the Pokemon franchise had grossed over $1 Billion in sales.

Weather

Weather information for the 16th of October, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 61.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.5 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.67 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 16th of October, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of October, 1999 was probably conceived around the 6th of January, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of October, 1999 is the 25th of July, 2000. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of October:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Amanda Show - Starring Amanda Bynes.
  • Roswell - TV show about the town of Roswell.
  • Angel - Spin-off show of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
  • Freaks and Geeks - Short-lived TV series about a misfit high-school student.
  • The West Wing - Political drama.
  • Futurama - Animated series.
  • The Sopranos - Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.
  • The Powerpuff Girls - Cartoon about a group of sisters with superpowers.
  • Becker - TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.
  • Charmed - TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Grand Theft Auto 2 - Second game in the GTA series. The last GTA game to show a top-down view of the player.
  • Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings - Strategy game.
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis - Third game in the series.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater - Skateboarding game.
  • Counter-Strike - FPS game.
  • Final Fantasy VIII - RPG game.
  • Syphon Filter - Third-person shooter / stealth game, starring Gabriel Logan as the main character.
  • Silent Hill - Survival horror game.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Half-Life - Sci-fi first person shooter game developed by Valve Corporation.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of October:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of October, 1999. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of October, 1999.

  • 6,883 days have passed since this date.
  • 594,691,200 seconds have passed since the 16th of October, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 693,806,400 times.
  • Since the 16th of October, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 306,860,659,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 99,115,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,143,443 steps. That's about 22,730 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,136,294 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Saturday" in other languages is:

  • German: Samstag.
  • French: Samedi.
  • Italian: Sabato.
  • Spanish: Sabado.
  • Portuguese: Sabado.

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